The Jalopy Journal
Getting back into my build after a 3 year hiatus after building my house & now finishing my workshop.
I'm running a 351c in my XK...
What a great thread, so much information & inspiration.
Nice work! Very inspirational.
Thanks for posting
Just found this thread, amazing. Talk about a silk purse out of a sows ear!
For a bloke that doesn't shape metal for a lving you've done a...
Thanks for the photos. I sure am ignorant. I didn't think we had so many sweet rods here in Australia. All the gear up my way & in the mags are, I...
4. Tomi Kangas' Falcon Gasser
That's what I'm talkin about. Coolest Falcon ever? Thanks for posting.
Ford use a 36 spline 1 1/8" broached hole in their truck steering boxes.
I'm not sure about early falcon but I think they're 1" (?)
Have you had any luck here?
I've got the same issue & was wondering if a dropped 4x4 pitman arm from a Bronco or F100 would fit. I have e-mailed...
Come on, we need more more info & pics on this one - very cool!
Found this whilst searching for Y-Block info.
"Weslake Ford Y-block engine built by British racing and aircraft engine company....
Bloody hell the girls where well built in those days. Smokin' women & shit hot cars. What an era. Great photos thanks lads.
Jon your car just keeps looking better!
I just caught some footage of it on You Tube & it sounds awesome!
Your car is a real inspiration to my...
Lads I made a spinner using a Cragar spinner cap & the bung from a 44 gallon drum.
Now that's funny!
Great pics too. I love stories like this. Cheers
Hey Striper, I just stumbled across your post & spent a good hour checking your work which is ace. Just wanted to say thanks for taking the time...
Wow. Great Cars, fantastic spot, smashin' photos.
Thanks for sharing
Who says Hotrods aren't safe? You made it out ok which is the main thing.
Tough break, best of luck with the re-build
My three yr old says, 'da plays with cars like me' & can spot a "Herbie" a mile away (theres a cool T-Bucket in The Love Bug that he loves)....
Hey you could smoke that!
I'm lovin this thread. :D
Here's some Aussie stuff from Riverside Drag Strip near Port Melbourne, early 1960s.
Hey fellas, plenty of Falcon Gasser action on here - some very inspirational cars too. Do a search on "Gasser", "Falcon Gasser" or "Straight Axle"...
Thanks for the gaff on sub-frames fellas. Being a ute it almost has a full length sub already by the looks of it, as it goes within 6" of the rear...
Hi Guys, I'm well impressed with the work you blokes are doing on your Falcons. A few of you have mentioned tieing the sub-frame together. Is...
Agronomist. Any others out there?
Here are a few cars I thought you may like from a car show last weekend in Tamworth. Apologies for the quality as it was in a car park & the...
Here is a pretty cool circuit racer from the early '70s. Campained by a bloke by the name of Gene Cook. We love our Touring Car racing down here!
High maintenance but I love 'em :D
Cheers for the photos Spoggie. They're some SERIOUS cars at the drags, even if there was only 8 of 'em. You Southern boys know how to put on a show.
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